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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - July 31, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta TSe Lethbndge Daily Herald Volunie IV. r^hbridiire. Alta.. Monday, .Inly 31, Xiimber 193. MILITARY DEFENCE Indicated by Report of That Section of Imperial Committee Ottawa, July 31.-The report of the military gccMon of the Imperial defence committee, which has been sent lo the Houae of Commons, while not as Intoresttng In Its dctaile as that of the naval eection, la important also BB it showa equal unanimity of action between the various Bectlona of the empire. The committee wag presided over by General Sir Wm. Nicholson �f th� imperial general's staff and delegates were present from Great Britain, the Dominion of Canada, the Commonwealth of Australia, the Dominion of Naw Zealand and the Union f South Africa, The Canadian deio-gatefl were Sir Frederick Borden, minister of militia and d�f�nce; Major Ueneral 0. J. MoKeniie, chief of the Canadian lanerU ataff, and Col. Sam Hugbaa, M.P., railway Hitelllgrence of-floar. Oaly two aittings were held, n June 4 ani 17. Aa to the co-operation of ralittary forcaa of the eui)>i:e the committee agreed that in view of the fact MM rapresentativas of uelf-governlDi 40Blnlwa at the imperial ilefenca eonfarancc of IPOR signified the ganarai Obaourrence in propoai-tlon, "That each part of the empire is willing U> make its preparations on guide Unaa to enable it, should it so tfaalia, to talce its share in general dafencu of empire." ArrSngemeats required to facilitate the oo-oparatioB of military force of empire fall within the scope of the duties of locitl seditions of iaperlal general ataft, working under orders of their reapective governments and In communication with the central aeotion at the war office at which the dominions wiil 'be represented. The progress of the imperial general Btaft and development of its functions occupy some attention. It Is pointed out that as the imperial general staff has been scarcely two years In existence It could not be reasonahio to look for very great progress. The general staff of the German aimy in ita present form has been In existence for over bait a century before its value proved to the world in I86ii aud 1870. The general staff of the Japanese army was over twenty-five years before the campaign in .Manchuria began. As soon as the formation of the Imperial general staff was seriously talcen in band it was found that more definite agreement of various points Was rc(iuired and accordingly a paper on detailed arrangomenis of loans, at-tucbments and interclianges of and between officers of regular army and otticers of overseas dominions was drawn up under orders of chief of tlio imperial general ataff In 1910 and VBB forwarded through colonial offlcH for consideration of various goveru-mcnts concerned. The proposals contained In that paper have been accepted In prlnciplp by Cnnada and New Zealand. Australia has not yet replied and the government of the Union of South Africa hove stated they are not In a position to enter Into any aRroenicnt at present. It Ik stated that Canada lias evolved a general staff with Mn.iov General C. ,1. (Continueri on pags 3.) Robert Bleleth-brldgc and district, it Is very likely that they will be entertained at an Informal banquet in the main hullding at the fair grounds on Tuesday evening, and the whole party while here may >bo taken out to the Experimental h'artn and other places of interest during the day. Citizens who decorate for the Great Kails exoiirslon on Saturday are ro-(juested to leave their decorations up until after the editorial party have visited the city. Both these cvente are of the utmost Importance to the city and no opportunity should be lost by Bible N'othiuc; omcia! is heing (riven out bv ' ham, doubtful, hut probably Conser-any of the Miners' Kxeeutive oilier | ^.^^i,^ . j.^rfdlesex Knst, Con.-Lanih- ton, don. than that they will stand by their I decision lo submit the matter to a vote anil then slick to lliat decision. CALL GUELPH MINISTER Gucipli, ,luly 'iV>.-The congregation ot St. Andrew's ehurch, Moose Jaw, have extended a unanimous call to Hev. W. G. Wilson, M.A., now minister of St. Andrew's, Guelph. The salary Is Jl",000, free manse, and six weeks' vacation. U6ERALS TO NOMINATE ON lOTH OF AUGUST doubtful, -probably Con.; Lon-Con ; the two Klgins, probably both Con . thfinul: the reciprocity issue has end.inueicd Mr Marshall's seal in the east ridins; ; Froiitenac, doubtful ; Lennox and Addington, doubtful ; the two Hastings, both ("on.; Leeds, ('on; .Vorth .Simcoe, doulitful pussihir l.il) gain ; .South .Simeoe, Con Liberal seats : .South I I'Issex the two Kents, West .Middle- Cardston District is Get-!"''' i.aiuhion, tue two oxfm-ds, Prince Kii'.xard, h'ast .Sinicoc, safe Lib ; N'ortli Middlesex, doubtful , Storniont �) pi^Oiahle loss. The Liber.il candidate in llalton, jllarland Sinnli. is a hreedcr of hors-f'ardston, .Inly 2!).-The excellent! The (ilo!,. hnlds that Mr. Smith weather lias hrouRhl the harvesMuR has ^oa([ pn'^iirots of deteatinp; Mr very much utarer-�arm dry days j "''"''f-^ittinii; member, and cool mights are very (avorahle. I ''�"i"'"" ^''i'" continues its CROP CONDITIONS NEVER BEHER ting the Right Kind of Weather L/rlah Wilson, Napanee, Ont, mem- j ber of the House of Commons for Lennox and Addington. RAYMOND LIBERALS ELECTOFFICERS Sugar City Will be Almost Solid for Reciprocity Agreement (Special to the Herald) HaymoiKl, July ;U.-Raymond Liberal Association is getting ready for anv citizen to do everything pos-'i*''" coming campaign. The Herald of j had found herself on the edge of the the entertainment of the ann""�ced the elections as | rocks and she was sending out w re- Was in Danger of Being Completely Wrecked off Cape Sable Ottawa, .July 31 .-According to lat er dispatches, on tlie .stranding of H. M. .S. Nioho .Saturday night, the mishap occurred when she touched the south-west shoal oil Cape Sable aiul cainc within an ace ot a frightful disaster. She got off with her starboard engine room pierced and with water rising there, but unable to keep it down by her pumps. Tho first news of ehe stranding of tho cruiser canie shortly before one o'clock this morning by wireless Irom ("ape Sable, Conniiandcr aSacDonald reported that the Xiohe was in grave peril and required assistance. At six forty-five he sent a wireless that the cruiser was afloat, asking for a convoy and slating that the ship's pumps were keeping the water down. The .Viobe had been at 'i'armoiith for one of the attractions at a big old home week celebralion, and she was to have sailed tomorrow for Liverpool, N. .S. Last night there was a heavy south-west gale and Commander MacDonald apparently considered it the part of prudence to put to sea, hut in addition lo the gale there blew in a log which hung over sea room outside, but she did not reckon with the fierce current that races oiUside. The ship drifted on to the south-west ledge off Cape Sable, the most dangerous part of this roclc bound coast, Hy midnight the Niohc _____ for ...^ _____..........-. -..... visitors within our gates. Those will ^ei". -1 and Raymond politic be two of the finest opportunities oflj^^^'f '','"?.'I"". ^" the year for advertising Lethbridge and nothing in the w^ay of courtesy can bp overlooked. NEW ARMORY TO BE BUILT SOON Assurance That it Will be Built Within a Short Time less for assistance. The message to the ufarine department at Halifax lost. A meeting was held Saturday | caire in these words, "Niobc ashore night in the Oddfellows Hall,and the | latitude 43.22, N. Long. 65.39, W., ia following omcers were elected: Presi-! jjy.j.p pprji^ need assistance." Fur-dent, T. J. O'Hrien: second vice prcKi-I information was received from dent, Jno. I^owelson; secretary-treasurer, .v. V. MeDuflle. Tho appointment of u first vice president was deferred and will lie made at a meeting to he held in the same place on Saturday next. Aug. 5 at 8.30 o'clock. The new armory seems to he assured work before the association is mainly that ot endeavoring to have residents take oui naturalization papers and get their names on the list. It Is al moBi certain that Raymond will solid for reciprocity. Some disappointment was felt liy the members present that i-edisiribution was block-for Lcthhridge eour.ie, Is in keeping with (� \ the Consei'vntlve policy In the house lor weeks pnal. They seemed deter- Conditions were never more ideal and View of I |.sav.i that iln' Liheral caiulidaees in ll.e laruvrs are very sanguine forthojtlu. eominu'. rlrelnui will include .�\. tli.irltdii III .Vorfolk, M. (1. Alagratli. Ml' , writing fv�m (Itlawa i to U,. Hoard ot Trade, slates that he ' ""^ r.-icalle,l ,n Ih. Minister of Militia smc '"^^''^^ '""^ an eloeliQii at bo early a dale necea- (int;irio ccuislitiiencies. li i his return, and received the assurance W thai :in annury this eitv within would he erected in a short time The lutiiie (lullimk Heal estate is be-c(uiiing more active iu couse(\ueuce. .Ino Leaviii recently purchased the .!. V Hillingslev liomeslcad near OUnwood. Other sales are icportcd as .Ml the taiiis I? K. I'fiticy's fine holding of GIO acres is said lo he in contemplation as ri sale lo a t'anlstou party, 180 acres in grain promising a 'M\ bushel ctoj). I'lice ariuinil 1(1 0(1 per acre. .1. I', -lordan, ,ir , is closing a sale on some (.'oehvane land also. DRILL INSTRUCTOR FOR THE SCHOOLS Announcement of dissolution caused a flutter In the dove cots of both poll-tloel parties here and arrargements are being hurriedly made. The Provincial Liberal association will call the several conventions of that party In Alberta and will have charge. The dates for the Southern ridings have been arranged as follows: Medicine 'Hat Constituency - PrU marles for election of delegates to nominating convention to be held August 7. Nominating convention to be held at Medicine Hat, August 10. Convening committee, C. S. Pingle and W. A. Begg, Medicine Hat and S. J. Shepherd, Uethbrldge. Macleod Constituency - Primaries August 7, convention August 11 at Mac- The s( hool hoard have secured the eervleos of P. S. Fllmer to net In tho capacity of cadei Instructor and physical training Inalnictor for tho following year, his dtilles lo commence oil .\ugust 2,Sth when school reopens. Air. Fllmer is well known in athlcti'-clirleB iu the city havln.g been In Conv^enlng committee, the pres-i cIuuro of the Y.M.C. during the winter of lliiitilu. In this branch of the work ho is a very capable man and the school board ia fortunate in securing his services. He leaves today, for leod. Ident and secretary of the Macleod Federal Liberal association, f?. A. Wallace and L, M. Roberts, M. L. A. Calgary Constituency - Primaries August 7, convention August 9. Con- e a ihoroiiRhly qualiried drill instruc-tor lor the Leihhridgo endet hattullon. vening committee, John A. Irvine t:algaiy where ho will attend the spec-Hon. C. W. Fisher, Clifford T. Jones, !ial iliiee-weeks' training course for F, S. Selwood and Frank Moorehouse. , uistnirtor!!. after which he will All conventions are to be presided I over by the presidBnt or the secretary ot the Alberta Provincial Liberal association. One delegate is allowed for every 20 Liberal Voles or major fraction thereof cast In each poll at the last Dominion election.' No proxies will be allowed except when delegates live over 25 miles from a railway station. WfLL VISIT CANADA London, July .':i.-Admiral Togo af-ti>r visUlng in the I'nited Sliiles and (.'iinada, will sail from Victoria, 13.C, on .Aiigimt L!IUh. evon iu VV(" gunshed in the rear '.favor of the opposition throughout the This hiiildiiig wiil lie erected on llie 'ground set apart for that piirpo.se hy the city, that is on two leits on 11 111 I street, facing the barracks grounds. country. WILL TRY TO GET "MOOSE" OUT I lenry Ha\ter, llavtcr, brother of Moose faiuuus as a hall player \ liiroiiglioiil W'eslein Canada, was in' the city on Saturilav, During the day [ he visited his hrolher al the prnviii-| eial ,iail. in older to get some infnr-malioii necessary ior the eairyiiig on of an apiieal against the ilecisiuii of at Calgaiy, wlu-reliy iiiiprisoneil ior nine months on the charge of selling li-(pior without a license 'I'hey state that lhe,\ will light the ease i,, a rmish LOOKS GOOD FOR EX-SHAH Telioran,' I'erai.i, .luly .'iO.-The ex-Shah. Mohammed .Mi Mirzn, left As-trabiul yesterday with an ovorwhelm-ing force, and is now marching on Tr-lieran. There Is much ai)preliension press the aiinrehist condition.'! which ree.ain Ills throne will sueeeed. The government Is witlioiit power lo nip-press (he aiiareliist v.ondltlons which prevail Ilirougluiut the eoiintr.v. ! the cruiser that apparently she was i on a pinnacle on the south-west j ledge, and that she was taking a good deal of water. Capt. MacDonald asked that small boats be sent in search ot them anii he said he would lire guns lo notity the relict steamer oi the ".Niohc's" whereabouts. This hrfiiiiihl orders to the lighthouse ggj keeper at .Sable Island to send life boats, and the steamer coast guard al Clarke's Harbor was ordered to join the search. On the receipt of Commander MacDoiiald's message thai he'was alloat ia 30 fathoms o� water and asking for a convoy, \he orders for the dispatch of wrecking \essels were caneelled and the gov-erniiienl steamers, Lady Lauricr and .Stanley were ordered by wireless to act as convoys. Word from the cruiser !:iis afternoon staled that the star I'oard engine room ts leaking, hut tho piiie.ps are lieepiiig il clear and that till' .�iftcr part of the ship is making uater, lull il is not gaining. Commander MaeDonalil of the \iohe, is a sou of Sena'or MacDonald, ot Victoria. .\ report from .Shag Harbor tonight savs the .Violie has arrived tlieii' under her own steam. Shag llaiiior of ten miles west ot the place where she struck. The department of uMiine now evpects the Niobc at Halifax tomorrow evening. E. O. CHAPPLE, OXBOW, IS LIBERAL ItOMINEE Carndiifr. S�sk., July 20.-Tho Liberal eonveniion was held here yesterday afternoon. K. 0. Chappie, of Ox-tiow, got the nomination, R. Forsyth jhuing iho other mimn sufjirested. BELIEVE FERNIE MINERS WILL VOTE FOR AWARD WILL NOT HELP London. July DL-The Tariff fie-forni ASBoeiation has Issued a doiiinl Ion behalf of the force, to tho rumors lhat It would eonirl-biiie to tho Canadian Consorvatlvo campaign. FINE GIFT FOR RETIRING CHIEF Winnipeg, July SI.-fhlnf John C. .McHao for thirty years head of the Winnipeg police force, roiires from sorvk'o today. Ilia successor has not yet hoeii appointed. A gold moutvtod ciibluol of sliver was proseiited him Deputy Chief Nowlon is rumored as tho new chief j mining but the apiiointmont roniRltm to be madu by the commlsaiou. (Speeinl to the P.ovaUl). Fernic, li C , .luly .(0 -The situation regunling Hie strike, remained very quiet, hut tliere is a strong under current running towards a favot-ahle vole heiiig ihe result of Friday's election uiion the (luestion of accepl-iii'j; Ihe lindings of the majority report of the conciliation hoard. It, seems to he conceded hy many who profess to he in dose loucli with llie comiiiiiiiities. It seems lo lie the opinion that the foreign eli'iueiit ore lavgi'ly iu (avor ol aecopliiig the teriTfR as recommended and goini? back to work. It is impossible to judge of other localities in the district, whether the proposed scale may alTert the miners to a greater extenl, and il will take (he odicial result to delermiiie llio matter delinitelv. It Friday's vote results favorably to a lesumption ol work it will not lake long (o put thei mines ill worliiii!!; eondilion again and Ihe Ihieatened (iiel fanitiie may yet he averted liefore miieli suflering will result, troni llie long shut-down thio'igliout the dlslricl, D0$C ;